Mark Walton

January 31, 2018

Mark Walton
Promo Expo

Lines Represented:  Ariel ● Compass ● CPS Keystone ● Foamworx ● Goldstar ● Peerless ● Showdown Displays ● Soft Stuff Creations

Phone: 905-761-7023

Looking for a web designer/catalogue designer/photographer? Connect with Mark at

Fun Facts

Profession before the promotional products industry?

  • Rock n’ Roll

How many years have you been in the promotional products industry?

  • 28 years on and off

Suppliers you served while on your path…

  • Trevelyan, Stone FX, The School for Promotional Marketing, PRG, Culmer Pen
  • As a freelance marketing/IT/web/design specialist and photographer I’ve worked with many promotional products companies in many capacities. I also do a lot of work for the Ontario government as a consultant.

What are your hobbies/passions outside of Promo Expo?

  • I’m a photographer/artistic director. I founded a 100 member strong photo collective and an award winning photography festival.

Where were you born and what town/city are you living in now?

  • Born in Steeltown (Hamilton). Now in Waterloo (Mennonite country!). But my heart will always belong to Winnipeg!

If you could live anywhere, where would it be?

  • Hanalei (if my wife will join me)

Who are your favorite musicians/bands?

  • Core: Beatles, Neil Young, Radiohead. Currently loving Sarah Jarosz.

If you could join any past or current music group who would you join?

  • I’ve played with Emmy/Grammy winning brothers Mychael and Jeff Danna. But fly on a wall? The Beatles.

What is your favorite movie?

  • Birdy. The last line makes it worth it!

If you could only eat one meal for the rest of your life what would it be?

  • Sushi. Or pad thai.

As a child what did you want to be when you grew up?

  • A priest (really).

What is your favourite game, or sport to watch and play?

  • Is art a sport?

If you had a warning label, what would yours say?

  • Danger. Film photographer ahead.

What is the best part of your job?

  • I do something new/different everyday.